Copyright

By Lucy Anning

The copyright owner has the right to do four things (called exclusive rights) :



•Reproduce the image

•Display the copyrighted work publicly;

•Prepare derivative works based on the copyrighted work

•Distribute copies of the copyrighted work to the public by sale, rental or lending, and/or to display the image.

What Is Copyright?

Copyright protects many types of work, from music and lyrics to photographs and knitting patterns.


Copyright can protect:

  • literary works, including novels, instruction manuals, computer programs, song lyrics, newspaper articles and some types of database
  • dramatic works, including dance or mime
  • musical works
  • artistic works, including paintings, engravings, photographs, sculptures, collages, architecture, technical drawings, diagrams, maps and logos
  • layouts or typographical arrangements used to publish a work, for a book for instance
  • recordings of a work, including sound and film
  • broadcasts of a work

DO NOT COPY ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THE ARTIST COPYRIGHT MATERIAL